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This report developed by Mental Health First Aid and the National Council for Behavioral Health outlines the major uptake in opiate use, misuse and addiction. It presents the challenges and emphasizes the importance of prevention underscoring the need for investment in and commitment to these activities.
This slide deck covers the following topics: effects of prenatal substance exposure on infants and child welfare services; changes in the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) regarding Plans of Safe Care for Infants and Caregivers and updates on What Works in Collaborative Teams and Family Treatment Court Standards.
Policymakers know the opioid crisis needs a multidisciplinary response that includes law enforcement, physicians, nurses, and social workers. Civil legal aid partners are also essential and this fact sheet illustrates how to work with these partners.
A listing from the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance of the 2018 grantees who were awarded funds by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. States and programs awarded the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program grants are listed along with amounts awarded.
To provide a broad view of the widespread and costly impact of the opioid epidemic, United Hospital Fund (UHF) convened a meeting on October 3-4, 2018, supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, with the collaboration of the Milbank Memorial Fund. The title of the meeting, “The Ripple Effect: Children and Kinship Caregivers Affected by the Opioid Epidemic,” was intended to convey the far-reaching scope of the problem. The goal of the meeting was to produce a high-level policy and programmatic agenda to address the effect of the opioid crisis on women, children, and families. This paper lays out that agenda.
This resource is a summary of the Family First Prevention Services Act produced by Alliance for Strong Families ant Communiites and PCG Consulting. It provides an overview of each part of the bill as well as a timeline allowed for implementation delays.
This resource is a white paper produced by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation about policy levers for expanding family-centered medication assisted treatment. The white paper contains the program framework, findings from a state program scan, findings from interviews, challenges, opportunities and recommendations.
This resources is bill summary of the Family First Prevention Services Act produced byt First Focus Campaign for Children.